Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest - Past Winners

Pennsylvania & New Jersey Delaware River – April 21st to 24th 2022

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Past Winners

Philip Dale 2018

Rich Fedele 2021 Champion 5.540

Kurt Anklam 2019

Kurt Anklam 2019 Champion 5.444

Andy Chidsey 2017 Champion 6.106

Jake Kocsis 2018 Champion 5.942

Andy Chidsey 2017 Champion 6.106

Andy Chidsey 2017 Champion 6.106

John Peterson 2016 Champion 5.836

John Peterson 2016 Champion 5.836

Andy Bank 2015 Champion 5.342

Andy Bank 2015 Champion 5.342

Tom Mammano 2014 Champion 5.964

Tom Mammano 2014 Champion 5.964

Ted Strezpek 2013 Champion 6.042

Ted Strezpek 2013 Champion 6.042

Barney Dailey 2012 Champion 6.474

Barney Dailey 2012 Champion 6.474

Dave Au 2011 Champion 5.990

Dave Au 2011 Champion 5.990

2021 Give away boat winner Dale Zairo

2021 Give away boat winner Dale Zairo

2019 Give away boat winner Scott Caramella

2019 Give away boat winner Scott Caramella

2018 Give away boat winner Philip Dale

2018 Give away boat winner Philip Dale

2017 Give away boat winner Izzy Esteves

2017 Give away boat winner Izzy Esteves

2021 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1st-$20,000-Rich Fedele Richboro,Pa. 5.540 lbs
2nd-$3,000-Matt Becker Phillipsburg,N.J. 5.075 lbs
3rd-$2,500-George Hofmeister Jr. Hartsville, Pa. 4.980 lbs
4th-$1,300-Steve Kollar Washington Crossing,Pa. 4.920 lbs
5th-$1,250-David Geisler Kempton, Pa. 4.875 lbs
6th-$1,200-Justin Hess Bangor, Pa. 4.855 lbs
7th-$1,150-Jeff Gensheimer Easton, Pa. 4.840 lbs
8th-$1,100-Mark Herbert Phillipsburg, N.J. 4.835 lbs
9th-$1,050-John Mizisko Alpha, N.J. 4.835 lbs
10th-$1,000-Andy Bank Shawnee On Delaware, Pa. 4.815 lbs

Seniors (65-74)
John Hyman: 4.555

Seionrs (75-plus)
George Hoffmeister: 4.695

2021 Daily Prize Winners
Day 1
1st – Rich Fedele – $350
2nd – Matt Becker – $250
3rd – Rich Dalrymple – $225
4th – Justin Hess – $200
Day 2
1st – Mark Herbert – $350
2nd – Ken Wickham – $250
3rd – Brian Heisler – $225
4th – George Hofmeister Sr. – $200
Day 3
1st – David Geisler – $350
2nd – Jeff Gensheimer – $250
3rd – Andy Bank – $225
4th – Todd Rosica – $200
Day 4
1st – George Hofmeister Jr – $350
2nd – Steve Kollar – $250
3rd – Justin Hess – $225
4th – John Mizisko – $200

2021 Women’s Division
1st – Phyllis Lear – $300
2nd – Megan Vaccaro – $200
3rd – Pam Verringer – $100

2021 Kids Age 11 and under
1st – Jacob Hockman – $300
2nd – Tristan Fawthrop – $200
3rd – Nathan Nuskey – $150
4th – Miguel Mendez – $125
5th – Nicholas Nansteel – $100

2021 Kids Age 12-15
1st – Michael Maltagliati – $300
2nd – Cody Blanchard – $200
3rd – Olivia Stone – $150
4th – Cody Blanchard – $125
5th – Tailyn Faulkner – $100

2021 G3 Bonus Prize Winner  Mark Herbert  $500

1153 Contestants

2019 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1st-$20,000-Kurt Anklam Wind Gap, Pa. 5.444 lbs
2nd-$3,000-Eric Summitt Phillipsburg, N.J. 5.412 lbs
3rd-$2,500-Tyler Nansteel Bangor, Pa. 5.276 lbs
4th-$1,300-Dave Perruso Easton, Pa. 5.178 lbs
5th-$1,250-Robby Gockeler Stanhope,N.J. 5.174 lbs
6th-$1,200-Chris Williams Bangor, Pa. 5.154
7th-$1,150-David Geisler Kempton,Pa. 5.080 lbs
8th-$1,100-Josh Lucas Bethlehem,Pa. 5.038 lbs
9th-$1,050-Scott Caramella Stroudsburg,Pa. 5.010 lbs
10th-$1.000-Jesse Bardwell Shawnee On Delaware,Pa. 4.922 lbs

2019 Daily Prize Winners
Day 1
1st – Tyler Nansteel – $350
2nd – Dave Perruso – $250
3rd – Robby Gockeler – $225
4th – Scott Caramella – $200
Day 2
1st – Kurt Anklam – $350
2nd – Eric Summitt – $250
3rd – Chris Williams – $225
4th – David Geisler – $200
Day 3
1st – Kevin Gardecki – $350
2nd – Walt Sosville – $250
3rd – John Lucas – $225
4th – Mike Turko – $200
Day 4
1st – Zack Zupan – $350
2nd – Christian Gordon – $250
3rd – Dave Hill – $225
4th Robert Coates $200

2019 Kids Age 11 and under
1st – Brayden Kirkland – $300
2nd – Tristan Fawthrop – $200
3rd – Parker Lee – $150

2019 Kids Age 12-15
1st – Brooke Gatley – $300
2nd – Lebron Simms – $200
3rd – Giovanni Macario – $150

2019 Womens’s Division
1st – June Hedrick – $300
2nd – Tracy McGarry – $200
3rd – Patricia Getz – $100

2019 Senior Bonus Prize Age 65-74 Gene Hedrick $100
2019 Senior Bonus Prize Age 74-UP Walt Miller $100
2019 Veterans Bonus Prize Gene Hedrick $100
2019 G3 Bonus Prize Aaron Fawthrop $500

1069  Contestants

2018 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1st-$20,000-Jake Kocsis Phillipsburg,N.J. 5.942 lbs
2nd-$3,000-Zack Zupan Canastota, N.Y. 5.768 lbs
3rd-$2,500-Bob Leciston Phillipsburg,N.J. 5.686 lbs
4th-$1,300-Andrew Groller Bath,Pa. 5.680 lbs
5th-$1,250-Tom Smith Bowmanstown,Pa. 5.672 lbs
6th-$1,200-Walt Getz Easton, Pa. 5.568 lbs
7th-$1,150-Zack Orth Wernersville, Pa. 5.498
8th-$1,100-Ted Strzepek Phillipsburg, N.J. 5.452 lbs
9th-$1,050-Jason Curley Richboro, Pa. 5.414 lbs
10th-$1,000-June Hedrick Palmerton, Pa. 5.412 lbs

2018 Daily Prize Winners
Day 1
1st – Bob Leciston – $350
2nd – Andrew Groller – $250
3rd – Tom Smith – $225
4th – Zack Orth – $200
Day 2
1st – Jake Kocsis – $350
2nd – Ted Strzepek – $250
3rd – Gene Hedrick – $225
4th – Joe Lech – $200
Day 3
1st – Robert Grogg – $350
2nd – Bonnie Blanchard – $250
3rd – Ken Reese – $225
4th – Tony Mulvihill – $200
Day 4
1st – Zack Zupan – $350
2nd – Walt Getz – $250
3rd – Jason Curley – $225
4th – June Hedrick – $200

2018 Senior Bonus Prize Age 65-74 Tom Smith $100
2018 Senior Bonus Prize Age 75-UP Bob Leciston $100
2018 Veterans Bonus Prize Bob Leciston $300
2018 Youth Bonus Prize Olivia Stone $100
2018 Teen Bonus Prize Fischer Bank $100

889  Contestants

2017 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1st-$10,000-Andy Chidsey Easton, Pa. 6.106 lbs
2nd-$2,500-Matt Hyman Nazareth,Pa. 5.900 lbs
3rd-$2,000-John Graves Furlong, Pa. 5.788 lbs
4th-$1,050-Ron Worman Easton, Pa. 5.780 lbs
5th-$1,000-Todd Rosica Newton, N.J. 5.766 lbs
6th-$950-Cliff Sampson Phillipsburg, N.J. 5.600 lbs
7th-$900-Caden Dailey Stockertown,Pa. 5.594 lbs
8th-$850-Dave Perruso Easton, Pa. 5.538 lbs
9th-$800-Phyliss Lear Easton, Pa. 5.536 lbs
10th-$750-Dave Marzuoli Easton, Pa. 5.522 lbs

2017 Daily Prize Winners

Day 1
1st – Matt Hyman – $300
2nd – John Graves – $200
3rd – Ron Worman – $175
4th – Cliff Sampson – $150
Day 2
1st – Todd Rosica – $300
2nd – Phyliss Lear – $200
3rd – Mike Carroll – $175
4th – Tony Morello – $150
Day 3
1st – Andy Chidsey – $300
2nd – Dave Perusso – $200
3rd  – Tom Johnson – $175
4th – Paul Eisley – $150
Day 4
1st – Tom Johnson – $300
2nd – Steve Kollar – $200
3rd – Jeremy Tanner – $175
4th – Josh Finkbeiner – $150

2017 Senior Bonus Prize Age 65-74 Tom Johnson $100
2017 Senior Bonus Prize Age 75-UP Dave Sieminski $100
2017 Youth Bonus Prize Caden Dailey $100

696 Contestants

2016 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1st-$6,000-John Peterson Easton, Pa. 5.836 lbs
2nd-$2,000-Curt Bloomquist Phillipsburg, N.J. 5.602 lbs
3rd-$1,500-James Hanley Allentown, Pa. 5.474 lbs
4th-$750-Josh Finkbeiner Stockertown, Pa. 5.434 lbs
5th-$700-Steve Kollar Washington Crossing, Pa. 5.264 lbs
6th-$650-Bob Wambold Easton, Pa. 5.246 lbs
7th-$600-Mike Bosze Easton, Pa. 5.174 lbs
8th-$550-Kevin Norwood Bloomsbury, N.J. 5.160 lbs
9th-$500-Tim Sutter Nazareth, Pa. 5.140 lbs
10th-$450-Tony Morello Easton, Pa. 5.136 lbs

2016 Daily Prize Winners
Day 1
1st Bob Wambold $250
2nd Tim Sutter $150
3rd Kerry Reider $125
4th Karen Necelis $100
Day 2
1st John Peterson $250
2nd Jimmy Hanley $150
3rd Mike Bosze $125
4th Tony Morello $100
Day 3
1st Josh Finkbeiner $250
2ndMike Turko $150
3rd Sean Weber $125
4th Ed Wychock $100
Day 4
1st Curt Blomquist $250
2nd Steve Kollar $150
3rd Kevin Norwood $125
4th Rick Gary $100

2016 Senior Bonus Prize Age 65-74 Russ Wildrick $100
2016 Senior Bonus Prize Age 75-UP Paul Gruber $100
2016 Youth Bonus Prize Nathan Caton $100

352 Contestants

2015 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1st – $3,500 – Andy Bank Shawnee On Delaware, Pa 5.342 lbs
2nd – $1,500 – Paul Gruber Palmerton, Pa 5.252 lbs
3rd – $1,000 – John Mizisko Alpha, N.J. 5.212 LBS
4th – $500 – Fritz Boettger Easton, Pa 5.200 lbs
5th – $450 – Steve Kollar Washington Crossing, Pa 5.188 lbs
6th – $400 – Marshall Faust P,burg N.J. 5.146 lbs
7th – $350 – Kyle Hockman Pen Argyl, Pa 5.082 lbs
8th – $300 – Jim Hammerstone P,burg, N.J. 5.064 lbs
9th – $250 – Wayne Fillebrown Easton,Pa 4.974 lbs
10t – $200 – Justin Bird Nazareth,Pa 4.930 lbs

2015 Daily Prize Winners
Day 1
1st – Steve Kollar – $225
2nd – Kyle Hockman – $125
3rd – Sarina Fistler – $100
4th – Jeff Gensheimer – $75
Day 2
1st – Paul Gruber – $225
2nd – Bill Hubbard – $125
3rd – Mike Turko – $100
4th Bob Wambold $75
Day3
1st – Fritz Boettger – $225
2nd – Justin Bird – $125
3rd – Pic Schoenek – $100
4th – Kyle Hockman – $75
Day4
1st – Andy Bank – $225
2nd – John Mizisko – $125
3rd – Marshall Faust – $100
4th – Jim Hammerstone – $75

2015 Senior Bonus Prize Age 65-74 Fritz Boettger – $100
2015 Sernior Bonus Prize Age 75-UP Paul Gruber – $100
2015 Teen Bonus Prize Sarina Fistler – $100

250 Contestants

2014 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1st – $3,000 – Tom Mammano Easton, Pa. 5.964 lbs
2nd – $1,200 – Wayne Fillebrown Easton,Pa 5.934 lbs
3rd – $800 – Mike Turko Pen Argyl, Pa 5.890 lbs
4th – $500 – William McAullife Easton, Pa 5.824 lbs
5th – $450 – Sully Morgan P,burg, N.J. 5.814
6TH – $400 – Bob Dehart Wind Gap, Pa 5.788 lbs
7th – $350 – Robert Feist Allentown, Pa 5.710 lbs
8th – $300 – Jim Strahle P,burg, N.J. 5.702 lbs
9th – $250 – Dave Russo Bangor, Pa 5.640 lbs
10th – $200 – Mike Hinkel P,burg, N.J. 5.632 lbs

2014 Daily Prize Winners

Day 1
1st – Wayne Fillebrown – $225
2nd – Bob Dehart – $125
3rd – David Russo – $100
4th – Jim Hammerstone – $75
Day 2
1st – Mike Turko – $225
2nd – William McAullife – $125
3rd – Sully Morgan – $100
4th – Mike Hinkel – $75

Day 3
1st – Tom Mammano – $225
2nd – Robert Feist – $125
3rd – Jim Strahle – $100
4th – Dave Au – $75

Day 4
1st – Russ Wildrick – $225
2nd – Geno Catanzariti – $125
3rd – Keith Wolf – $100
4th – Mark Herbert – $75

2014 Senior Bonus Prize Age 65-74 – Bob Dehart – $100 5.788 lbs
2014 Senior Bonus Prize Age 75-UP – Sully Morgan – $100 5.814 lbs
2014 Junior Bonus Prize – Colby Deemer – $100 4.658 lbs

217 Contestants

2013 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1. Ted Strzepek: 6.042 – $1,300
2. Ron Worman Jr: 5.936 – $700
3. Don Murphy: 5.868 – $400
4. Chris Hendershot: – 4.608 – $300
5. Russ Wildrick: 5.308 – $200
6. Rob Orchulli: 5.290 – $170

106 Contestants

2012 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1. Richard (Barney) Dailey: 6.474 – $500
2. Russ Wildrick: 6.108 – $300
3. Dave Hill: 5.964 – $200

4. Paul Eisley: 5.844 – $80

54 Contestants

2011 Bi-State: Shad Fishing Contest Winners & Prizes

1. Dave Au: 5.990 – $500
2. Bob Wambold: 5.270 – $300
3. Richard (Barney) Dailey: 5.190 – $200

48 Contestants

The 2022 Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest registration is now closed.
We will no longer be taking applications for the 2022 Shad Contest.

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